MURALS

“The Portland Perspective”: Public Mural, 2019, Acrylic, 100’ x 25’ x 0’ – Portland, Oregon

Individual Led Project; In the largest Molly Keen creation yet, this massive piece stands tall with over 100 iconic landmarks, parks, bridges and buildings that make Portland unique. Build on sketch up three dimensional beforehand to get the correct isometric point of view, the piece took over 80 hours of planning and research to create the design.

“Starlit”: Public Mural, 2019 Acrylic, 25’ x 11’ x 0’ – Seattle, Washington. 

Individual Led Project; A large scale panoramic Seattle skyline with participation from Lyft employees as a team-building mural project. Similar to that of paint by numbers, participants filled in all the colors throughout the mural and learned different painting techniques and application.

“Starlit”: Public Mural, 2019 Acrylic, 25’ x 11’ x 0’ – Seattle, Washington. 

“Airmid”: Public Mural, 2018 Spray Paint, 100’ x 18’ – Oakland, California. $6,000

Individual Led Project; The first large scale mural with the use of Aerosol as a way to experiment with color contrast. The violet Serpent Airmid, the Celtic Goddess of healing through herbs and transformation, is depicted as a snake. The consciously chosen violet set inside the snake reveals the snake’s healing powers of health and balance. The mural resides alongside the iconic Denmark Bakery of Oakland, a cooperative run 10-year-old business. Additionally, the work is alongside two blocks of homeless encampments in Oakland.

“Sacred Waters”: Public Mural, 2018 Acrylic, 20’ x 8’ x 0’ – Portland, Oregon. July 2018

Individual Led Project; Utilizing the existing triangle reliefs on the wall, the piece not only highlights the shapes but adds similar colors on top of one another to create a more three-dimensional illusion. The mural conceived as apart of the Biketopia Music Collective 2019 Bicycle Tour where we organized over 30 pedal-powered music and art festivals from Vancouver, Canada to Oakland, California. Created in the Hollywood district of Portland, this mural stands alongside busy streets and booming businesses.

“Arriving”: Public Mural, 2018 Acrylic, 9’ x 25’ x 0’ – Berlin, Germany. 

Individual Led Project; “Arriving” explores the relationship between color, movement. Set in a bustling hostel in Berlin, the piece communicates the need for more color and playful spaces throughout the concrete city confines. The mural emerged as apart of the 2018 European Mural Tour where six new large scale works throughout Bosnia, Portugal, Spain, Germany large scale and the Netherlands.

Ayuwaska Mural Pachamama– Cabanaconde, Peru – Pachamama

“Las Siete Estrellas”: Public Mural, 2013 Acrylic Paint, 15’ x 45’ x 0’ – Cabanaconde, Peru.

Individual Led Project; A product of a two-month residency in the worlds second-largest canyon during the cosecha, or harvest, of corn in the canyon. The town filled with celebration and fruitfulness, the mural incorporates elements of the canyons culture through symbols. The native Peruvian woman wears traditional clothing that includes patterns with tiny detail referring to the plants and animals of the region. The seven stared image, the iconic focal point for the hats all the women proudly wear distinguishes which part of the canyon the women reside. The clothing is hand sewn. The piece birthed from the 2013-2015 Latin American Mural Tour, a two year individually led mural project that led to the creation of over 20 murals throughout Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina, and Chile.

“Las Siete Estrellas”: Public Mural, 2013 Acrylic Paint, 15’ x 45’ x 0’ – Cabanaconde, Peru. 

“Into the Sea”: Public Mural, 2018 Acrylic Paint, 10’ x 45 x 0’ – Porto, Portugal. 

Individual Led Project; Created from a one-month residency in Porto, Portugal a busy Atlantic Ocean city known for its Roman architecture, Porto wine, and public art. Here one may discover the images of an inspiring tale about native plant life and animals of the Atlantic Ocean depicted through hidden images behind the Octopus. The mural emerged as apart of the 2018 European Mural Tour where six new large scale works throughout Bosnia, Portugal, Spain, Germany large scale and the Netherlands.

“A Whale of a Tail”, Puerto Madryn, Argentina – La Casa Tounens

A Whale of a Tale”, Puerto Madryn, Argentina – La Casa de Tounens;

Nov. 2013, Public Mural –  Acrylic Paint, 10’ x 30’ x 0’


North Santiam River“, Gates, Oregon. October 2018

Spray Paint 100’ x 15‘ x 0’

“Dive In”: Public Mural, 2018 Acrylic, 9’ x 12’ x 0’ – Eindhoven, the Netherlands. 

Individual Led Project; 1-month Residency with the Inkijkmuseum, a museum that focuses on community engagement as a mobile and global exhibition art and awareness exhibition in the form of street theatre performance. Curator Martin Voorbij story tells visiting Artists paintings through performance and storytelling. The mural is on the backside of the museum in Eindhoven that overlooks a community park and lake viewable from the main highway. The mural emerged as apart of the 2018 European Mural Tour where six new large scale works throughout Bosnia, Portugal, Spain, Germany large scale and the Netherlands.

“Rotten City Pizza Mural”: Public Mural, 2017 Acrylic, 16’ x 45’ x 0’ – Emeryville, CA.

Individual Led Project; Perspectives shift as one approaches the mural, viewing the Rotten City Logo, a monkey riding a greyhound, symbolizing the history of Emeryville as the once wild west ridden with gambling, alcohol during the prohibition, and industry taking hold of this iconic neighborhood. Take a closer look, and see the arrows leading to the doorway, movement shifting the viewer to engage more intimate to the piece.


Garden Party“, 1-day Community Mural, Seaside Parks and Recreation

Seaside, Oregon – July 2018 – Public Mural – Acrylic Paint, 30’ x 5’ x 0’


Blossom“, Barcelona, Spain – Primavera;

Jan. 2018, Acrylic Paint, 14’ x 35’ x 0’

“Bright Zebra,” Ericeira, Portugal – Fisherman’s House; Feb. 2017 Spray Paint, 40′ x 18′ x 0′

The mural emerged as apart of the 2018 European Mural Tour where six new large scale works throughout Bosnia, Portugal, Spain, Germany large scale and the Netherlands.

"Molly the Van", Puerto Natales, Chile, Erratic Rock HostelMolly the Van“, Puerto Natales, Chile – Erratic Rock Hostel, Jan. 2014

Spray Paint, 21’ x 6’ x 6’, Featured in “The Drake” Fishing Magazine.

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‘Whisper’: March 2018 Public Mural, Lead Individual Artist: Acrylic Paint, 13’ x 30’ x 0’ – Mostar, Bosnia.

The mural emerged as apart of the 2018 European Mural Tour where six new large scale works throughout Bosnia, Portugal, Spain, Germany large scale and the Netherlands.


Kindness Mural”, Upward Roots, 2-day Community Mural 5th grade

Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy – Oakland, CA

Jan. 2018, Acrylic Paint – 11′ x 17′ x 0′

Incan Mural Pachamama – Cabanconde, Peru – Pachamama

“Incan”: Public Mural, 2013 Acrylic paint, 15’ x 3’ x 0 – Cabanaconde, Peru. 

Inspired by Naztec lines, the characters date back to the Incan culture. The piece birthed from the 2013-2015 Latin American Mural Tour, a two year individually led mural project that led to the creation of over 20 murals throughout Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina, and Chile.

"Sacred Geometry" Chichén Itzá, Mexico, Lumerian Embassy

Sacred Geometry“, The Lumerian Embassy – Chichen Itza, Mexico.

July 2015, Arcylic Paint, 15′ x 20′ x 0′


“Cactus”, Joshua Tree Music Festival – May 2017

Acrylic Paint, 9′ x 3′ x 0′

"Casa de Cyclistas" Community Mural – San Igancio, Mexio - May 2015Casa de Ciclistas“, Community Mural Project– San Ignacio, Mexico – May 2015

Public Mural – Acrylic Paint, 10′ x 4′ x 0′

Participants paint a dot at the location of their birth from across the globe.

Anaconda Lodge Mural- Puerto Maldanado, Peru – Anaconda Lodge
                                 “Anaconda“, Anaconda Lodge, Puerto Maldanado, Peru

To the Moon and Back, The Oakland Music Complex, Oakland, CA

“To the Moon and Back”: Oakland Music Complex: Private Mural, 2016 Acrylic paint, 50’ x 20’ x 0’ – Oakland, CA.

One will find the overwhelming glow of the moon depicted when viewing at a distance, yet a detailed inspection will find this glimmer to be filled with intricate verse and songs written by local musicians and poets. I want the audience to engage with my art differently, seeing not only a beautifully wrought large-scale vision but also noticing the intricacies and poetry that play from within a more intimate field of view.

A Mural in the Desert Joshua Tree Music Festival, Joshua Tree, CA

“Desert Bliss”: Public Mural, 2016 Acrylic Paint, 8’ x 4’ Joshua Tree Music Festival, Joshua Tree, CA

The experimental live painting was created with participants of the Music Festival where all were encouraged to add a drawing within the piece and later painted by Molly.

"Los Parajos", Palomino, Colombia, Dreamer Hostel

“Pajaro”: Public Mural, 2013 Acrylic Paint, 15’ x 10’ x 0’ – Palomino, Colombia

Series of 8 murals, Pajaro, or Birds, in English. The piece was inspired by the 365 different varieties of birds in Colombia, with many being endemic to the area. The piece produced from the 2013-2015 Latin American Mural Tour, a two year individually led mural project that led to the creation of over 20 murals throughout Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina, and Chile.

"Sauce Llorando" La Finca de Gottardini's, Tupungato, Argentina
Sauce Llorando”, La Finca de Gottardini’s, Tupungato, Argentina
Waverly Waves Mural Here- Palomino, Colombia Dreamer Hostel
Waverly“, Palomino, Colombia Dreamer Hostel
Salano and Plant Mural La Serrana– Salento, Colombia- La Serrana Mural
Salento“, La Serrana– Salento, Colombia
The Dragon - Mural - Palomino, Colombia Dreamer Hostel
Dragon“, Palomino, Colombia Dreamer Hostel
Tangled Mural in Ecuador- Tena, Ecuador Pakay Tours
Tangled“, Tena, Ecuador  -Pakay Tours” “Octopus“, Emeryville, CA – Rotten City Pizza

Pachamama“, Earth Day 1 day live Community Mural

Bayview Operahouse- San Francisco, CA.